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Tractor Museum of WA

WA’s agricultural past are displayed at the Tractor Museum of WA. Including nearly forty tractors, stationary engines, vintage trucks, a display of country life artifacts & old photographs

  • Museums:Motoring,State Museums

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  • Facilities:Wheelchair Access
  • Open Days:Wednesday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

See, hear and smell the machinery that played such an important part in the early life of our state.

Dozens of relics from WA’s agricultural past are on display at the Tractor Museum of WA. The collection includes nearly forty tractors, as well as stationary engines, vintage trucks, a display of country life artifacts and old photographs.

Of the tractors on display, the oldest is an operational 1920 Fordson; the rarest, a 1923 Bailor cultivator built in America; and one of the more unique is the HSCS crawler, built in Sweden and the only known one in Australia.

WA even had its own tractor manufacturer, Chamberlain Industries (subsequently taken over by John Deere before later closing down), and their original prototype tractor, the 40K, and the famous “Tail-end Charlie” are both on display.

 

A parade of restored vintage tractors from the Tractor Museum of WA chugs its way up to Revolutions Transport Museum, before returning through the Village Mall on the second Sunday of every month.

It’s a fantastic opportunity to see these marvelous relics in operation!

 

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